On 13 December, in an enthusiastic press release, the European Commission welcomed the political agreement reached on the same day between the European Parliament and the European Council on the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM), better known by its Irish acronym CBAM, whose principle is to tax the carbon content
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Each month, one of our experts publishes an article describing his view on a specific topic of the constant changes taking place in the energy market, with special focus on the French market.
Germany´s energy sector under the new GroKo
On March 14th, Chancellor Angela Merkel was elected to a fourth term in office and will head a new grand coalition (Grosse Koalition –
Meanwhile, in Germany…
On 9 January, a Catholic church in Immerath, a city in western Germany, was destroyed to make way for the expansion of a gigantic
The Force Assesses
On November 7th, 2017, RTE [the French Electricity Transmission Network] published the overview of its 2017 Generation Adequacy Report.
The price of capacity: unknowns and equations
The capacity market à la française is a complicated creation: the NOME [New Organisation of the Market for Electricity] law in 2010, a decree
Block is ticking…
As fits the new year, today we’re looking toward the future – more specifically, toward one of the ‘game changers’ that could deeply change the energy world.
Carbon price floor: supporting the EU ETS
In its progress towards meeting its climate commitments under the Kyoto Protocol, the EU is on the right path to achieve its target of
Chilliness in the French electricity market – déjà vu?
After the frights experienced last winter due to the limitations imposed by the French Nuclear Safety Authority (ASN) on the operation of EDF’s nuclear
Energiewende: a turning point ahead?
With an estimated cost of EUR520 billion by 2025, electricity bills for average households more than doubling by the same date, utilities facing huge
Storage regulation: it’s in the works!
The draft legislation ‘bringing an end to the search for and processing of conventional and non-conventional hydrocarbon fuels and resulting in several provisions regarding